Thread: News Article: Dynamo Moscow signs Omark and Harju
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04-08-2009, 11:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Valic View Post
You are grasping if you think this hurts Omarks ability to come over into the NHL in the future. Odds are he would have needed a year in the minors, maybe two. One year developing in the KHL at 1.8 million dollars, being redrafted, coming over to NA next year would likely give him just as good of a chance in the NHL.

Skill has alot more to do with a player making the NHL than developmental time in the AHL.
If Omark gets 20 points in the KHL next season, there will be as much interest in him as there is now?

Not to mention the quickest way to the NHL is likely to sign an NHL contract with a team you could play with next season. Seems like a no brainer to me.

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